History of Astronomy - George Forbes

History of Astronomy

By George Forbes

  • Release Date: 2015-06-10
  • Genre: History
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History of Astronomy
George Forbes, Electrical engineer, astronomer, explorer, author and inventor (1849-1936)

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Table of Contents
- About This Book
- Preface
- Book I. The Geometrical Period
- Primitive Astronomy And Astrology
- Ancient Astronomy-the Chinese And Chaldæans
- Ancient Greek Astronomy
- The Reign Of Epicycles-from Ptolemy To Copernicus
- Book Ii. The Dynamical Period
- Discovery Of The True Solar System Tycho Brahe Kepler
- Galileo And The Telescope Notions Of Gravity By Horrocks Etc
- Sir Isaac Newton Law Of Universal Gravitation
- Newton's Successors Halley, Euler, Lagrange, Laplace, Etc
- Discovery Of New Planets Herschel, Piazzi, Adams, And Le Verrier
- Book Iii. Observation
- Instruments Of Precision-state Of The Solar System
- History Of The Telescope
- The Sun
- The Moon And Planets
- Comets And Meteors
- The Fixed Stars And Nebulæ

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